The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7  
Permanent jobs citing XML 266 326 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.33% 5.68% 5.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.79% 15.32% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 206 286 318
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2717 2128 2637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.22% 37.07% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2327 1838 2236
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 184 £40,000 +8.10% 35
Cheshire -18 44 £44,000 -2.22% 9
Merseyside +8 26 £31,000 -11.42% 8
Lancashire -13 11 £38,250 -4.37% 4
XML
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 252 (50.30%) SQL
2 237 (47.31%) .NET
3 233 (46.51%) HTML
4 228 (45.51%) C#
4 228 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (44.71%) Web Services
6 212 (42.32%) JavaScript
7 188 (37.52%) CSS
8 186 (37.13%) SQL Server
9 166 (33.13%) Java
10 156 (31.14%) ASP.NET
11 152 (30.34%) jQuery
12 140 (27.94%) Microsoft
13 126 (25.15%) OO
14 123 (24.55%) MVC
14 123 (24.55%) JSON
15 121 (24.15%) WCF
16 115 (22.95%) SOAP
17 109 (21.76%) Finance
18 105 (20.96%) Scrum
19 100 (19.96%) Windows
19 100 (19.96%) XSLT
20 93 (18.56%) Software Engineering
21 86 (17.17%) Web Development
22 81 (16.17%) Visual Studio
22 81 (16.17%) .NET Framework
23 80 (15.97%) T-SQL
23 80 (15.97%) MS Excel
24 77 (15.37%) Ajax
25 75 (14.97%) MySQL

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.39%) IIS
2 21 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (3.39%) Apache
5 15 (2.99%) NServiceBus
5 15 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.59%) nginx
7 12 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.20%) JBoss
11 4 (0.80%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.80%) CMS
11 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.80%) WordPress
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.60%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 80 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Magento
2 8 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (0.60%) iPaaS
3 3 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (13.57%) HTTP
2 38 (7.58%) FTP
3 18 (3.59%) SSL
4 14 (2.79%) HTTPS
5 10 (2.00%) Internet
6 9 (1.80%) DNS
6 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.40%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.40%) RS-232
8 4 (0.80%) DHCP
8 4 (0.80%) LDAP
8 4 (0.80%) SAN
8 4 (0.80%) VLAN
9 3 (0.60%) LAN
9 3 (0.60%) SMTP
9 3 (0.60%) WAN
10 2 (0.40%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.40%) IMAP
10 2 (0.40%) NFC
10 2 (0.40%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (37.13%) SQL Server
2 75 (14.97%) MySQL
3 61 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (4.59%) RDBMS
6 23 (4.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.79%) DB2
9 14 (2.79%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (16.17%) Visual Studio
2 54 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (9.98%) NUnit
4 47 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 40 (7.98%) MSTest
6 36 (7.19%) Subversion
7 32 (6.39%) Selenium
8 29 (5.79%) Eclipse
9 22 (4.39%) JUnit
10 18 (3.59%) Ant
11 17 (3.39%) SpecFlow
12 16 (3.19%) JIRA
12 16 (3.19%) Maven
13 15 (2.99%) FxCop
13 15 (2.99%) StyleCop
14 12 (2.40%) Jenkins
15 9 (1.80%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.80%) Vagrant
16 8 (1.60%) MSI
17 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 109 (21.76%) Finance
2 27 (5.39%) Marketing
3 26 (5.19%) Banking
4 18 (3.59%) Retail
5 17 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (1.80%) Games
9 6 (1.20%) Advertising
10 5 (1.00%) Legal
11 4 (0.80%) Automotive
11 4 (0.80%) Law
12 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 309 (61.68%) Developer
2 109 (21.76%) .NET Developer
3 86 (17.17%) C# Developer
4 76 (15.17%) Java Developer
5 63 (12.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (12.57%) Senior Developer
6 61 (12.18%) Analyst
7 56 (11.18%) Software Engineer
8 49 (9.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (8.98%) Software Developer
10 34 (6.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (6.39%) C# Software Engineer
12 28 (5.59%) PHP Developer
13 25 (4.99%) .NET Software Engineer
14 24 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 24 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (3.79%) C# Software Developer
15 19 (3.79%) Web Developer
16 18 (3.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (47.31%) .NET
2 233 (46.51%) HTML
3 224 (44.71%) Web Services
4 188 (37.52%) CSS
5 156 (31.14%) ASP.NET
6 152 (30.34%) jQuery
7 123 (24.55%) JSON
8 121 (24.15%) WCF
9 115 (22.95%) SOAP
10 100 (19.96%) XSLT
11 81 (16.17%) .NET Framework
12 77 (15.37%) Ajax
13 62 (12.38%) RESTful
14 55 (10.98%) HTML5
15 54 (10.78%) Hibernate
16 51 (10.18%) REST
17 50 (9.98%) WPF
18 49 (9.78%) Spring
19 47 (9.38%) Entity Framework
19 47 (9.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.38%) iPad
2 42 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.59%) N-Tier
5 21 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.19%) User Experience
6 16 (3.19%) PMI
7 13 (2.59%) Clustering
8 12 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.80%) iSeries
10 8 (1.60%) TRADACOMS
11 7 (1.40%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 7 (1.40%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.40%) Replication
12 5 (1.00%) Blog
13 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 100 (19.96%) Windows
2 64 (12.77%) Linux
3 22 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.19%) Unix
5 13 (2.59%) Mac OS
6 11 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.80%) Android
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (25.15%) OO
3 123 (24.55%) MVC
4 105 (20.96%) Scrum
5 93 (18.56%) Software Engineering
6 86 (17.17%) Web Development
7 73 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (14.37%) SDLC
9 69 (13.77%) TDD
10 67 (13.37%) OOP
11 60 (11.98%) UML
12 56 (11.18%) E-Commerce
13 54 (10.78%) Unit Testing
14 41 (8.18%) Mentoring
15 40 (7.98%) SOA
16 39 (7.78%) Use Case
17 35 (6.99%) RUP
18 33 (6.59%) MVVM
19 32 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (6.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 252 (50.30%) SQL
2 228 (45.51%) C#
3 212 (42.32%) JavaScript
4 166 (33.13%) Java
5 80 (15.97%) T-SQL
6 58 (11.58%) PHP
7 54 (10.78%) C++
8 50 (9.98%) PL/SQL
9 39 (7.78%) VB.NET
10 24 (4.79%) C
11 17 (3.39%) Python
12 16 (3.19%) XPath
13 13 (2.59%) Ruby
13 13 (2.59%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 13 (2.59%) VB
14 12 (2.40%) Groovy
15 11 (2.20%) VBScript
16 9 (1.80%) RPG
16 9 (1.80%) XQuery
17 8 (1.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (11.98%) Degree
2 20 (3.99%) SC Cleared
2 20 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.19%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.59%) Siebel Certification
5 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.80%) ISEB
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.20%) HND
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.39%) QA
2 14 (2.79%) WAI
3 8 (1.60%) HL7
4 3 (0.60%) PMO
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.40%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.40%) Varnish
2 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.60%) Docker
5 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) Puppet
2 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.80%) Terraform
3 3 (0.60%) Salt
3 3 (0.60%) SCOM
4 2 (0.40%) Nessus
4 2 (0.40%) Nmap
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.40%) Packer
5 1 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 140 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.97%) Oracle
3 36 (7.19%) IBM
4 14 (2.79%) VMware
5 13 (2.59%) Siebel
6 12 (2.40%) IBM Sterling
7 11 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.40%) Adobe
8 7 (1.40%) Cognizant
9 5 (1.00%) Zend
10 4 (0.80%) Chordiant
10 4 (0.80%) Cognos
10 4 (0.80%) SAP
10 4 (0.80%) Teradata
11 3 (0.60%) Facebook
11 3 (0.60%) Sybase
11 3 (0.60%) Tableau
11 3 (0.60%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.40%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £30,776 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000,
Posted: 2 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BLM law
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago